Paul Koerner, aka The Corvette Mechanic at Key Chevrolet in Middletown, CT., has a Sebring Orange Corvette Stingray in one of his service bays with a couple of extra holes in its 6.2-liter LT2 V8. As Paul has been sharing details of the car’s engine issues to his Facebook page, we’ve been following along as the GM World Class Technician prepares for his first 8th generation Corvette engine swap.
Paul will tell us that preparation is key in doing a project like this, which is why in this final video before he actually gets started that he is reading up on the official GM service manual for dropping the Stingray’s engine. The guide is 35 pages long when printed and shows many illustrations through the process.
Paul also talks about safety measures and shows us the recommendation for securing the car to the lift. As there will be a huge shift in weight once the engine comes down, taking a minute to review those safety concerns is smart.
Here Paul on the preparing for the C8 engine swap:
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